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indianapolis, democrat line. good morning. , there is so much waste in healthcare today. with the affordable health care act, i think that is one thing that is targeting is waste. one of my family's biggest expenses healthcare, and that is with insurance through my employer. thatis my biggest expense we have in our budget, so i think if they can target ways are you have lobbyists that lobbying hard for insurance companies, that ought to be an indication to all of us that this health care act is something we all need. host: michael in florida, on our line for republicans. caller: thanks for taking my call. host: your thoughts about the verbal care act. caller: i think it should be repealed. i think it is a disaster. the president lied about the cost of it. the people that are going to receive it don't care or know how it is going to be funded. i just think it is a total disaster, and they're going to destroy the best healthcare system in the industry. host: is there anything specifically in the affordable care act that afford -- affects you personally? caller: it already has been affecting me
reasons and quality healthcare reasons. this will drive of the cost of health coverage for every single american. it will decrease access to healthcare for virtually everything a american. i was just it will decrease quality because of the lack of innovation and resources being put in the area. and there is a board of 15 unelected democrats -- bureaucrats to determine whether or not seniors are going to be able to get the services they need. .hat is the wrong way to go we believe it ought to be repealed for quality healthcare reasons and put in place a patient-centered program. it would allow patients and doctors to make the decisions, not the federal government. host: if that is not repealed, how does the ryan budget treat its debts otherwise? aspirationals are document, their visionary documents. democrats from the and we are appreciative they're year.one this we need to find common ground and move forward with the program that everybody agrees upon. until then, a budget is not a law. tobelieve it is important repeal the president health- care law for quality healthcare reasons. as a
very slow in responding to terms of ns in healthcare, housing, mental we are workingnd diligently. northern s in california have a -- like other members of congress, our leader -- we have a deep commitment to our veterans and i ork with many of them each day to help them get a job, help them through the veterans stabilize ion and their lives. host: why not visit iraq over the years? guest: first of all, i have been very busy, haven't had the opportunity to visit iraq. there were several times when i gone and for whatever reason, primarily security reasons we didn't go. so, i don't believe that not visiting iraqs doesn't give me a was taking on what place. there were several times but the security concerns were pretty the times i was going to go. host: pam in illinois, caller.ent thank you very much. listened to the clip of hillary clinton, a lady that i just love her, i really do. 30 she spoke for about seconds and you can't make heads or tails whether she was for the opposed. typical washington speak. this lovely representative gets makes definitive statements feel she was agains
confessed they make are real and fair profit. 78 percent of staunch conservative say yes. the health-care law will have a mostly bad effect on u.s. healthcare. 27 percent of the general public says yes. 80 percent say yes. the numbers are also different in where the u.s. stance if it is above other countries in the world and whether or not traditional values are threatened by newcomers from other countries. is a staunch conservative base out of alignment with what the general populace things? how you change that? -- how do you change that. guest: that is a very tricky question. there are some things very core to your philosophical orientation. on the health care piece, there is still a mixed number of polls on exactly where the american people are on this health care for a lot of republicans, and conservatives, the fact is that this is a big expansion of government. that goes counter to the philosophy of limiting the expansion of government. creating access through a private market place where you can control and can get people in and out more efficiently verses having the government make
, and throat. >> what this is about is to deliver the highest quality, lowest cost healthcare in america. our vision is to create access to healthcare in consumer pharmacies all across the country, and empower the health systems and doctors there where it's convenient for you as a consumer and let you have a brilliant experience with healthcare, which is unlike what you probably have today. >> the latest in consumer and tech from this year's consumer electronics show, tonight on "the communicators" at 8:00 astern on c-span2. >> "washington journal" continues. host: for the latest developments in the debate over immigration reform, we're joined by national immigration law center executive directory, marielena hincapie. ms. hincapie, we're seeing reports that both the house and the senate are working on separate proposals on immigration reform. what's the latest on timing for when we're going to start hearing details of those efforts? guest: we're hoping that the timing is very, very soon. congress goes out on recess on thursday, and so we're hoping that at least on the senate, that the biparti
against u.s. citizens, it could be taxes and repealing healthcare. the point to remember, this is adding on to a budget resolution. it is interesting and it may give people clues as to what appetites there are in the senate to pass or repeal certain elements of policy. host: the headline says the senate is poised to pass a budget. do you expect it to pass? guest: we do expect it to pass. behink the democrats will able to control the process and get it to pass. they have a small window. you would need vice president biden to come down and break the tie. the significance is, this is the result -- there is a lot of pent up frustration on the republican side. that is why we might see a late night tonight and into the morning. once it is passed, i think a lot of people will feel better and democrats will say we passed a budget. republicans will say we got to complain about this budget grade it is hard to see how the senate reconciles with the house budget. we don't know that there will be an effort made to bring the two together. they move in opposite directions. host: what happens after cong
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